The relationship between the Nets and Paul Millsap is coming to an end. As reported by Shams Charania of The Athletic, player and team have reached an agreement to find accommodation for him in a new place where he can play a more relevant role.
Millsap, who arrived in Brooklyn as a free agent in the summer, has not had the expected minutes; so much so that in January he has only played one game while the game time in the ‘four’ position is shared by Blake Griffin and James Johnson.
As for what they would expect in exchange for his departure, the only goal is for the player to go to the team of his choice, so a second round of the draft (even protected) would be more than enough. Regarding the possibility of a buyout, the Nets prefer a transfer to clean their contract from the salary book (they are in luxury tax), but in the same way, cutting it is not ruled out if there is no other option.
At 37, Millsap is ready for one last ride. When he opted to sign with the New Yorkers, there were more interested teams like Chicago or Golden State. We do not know if that desire remains, but what is certain is that his agents have set to work to find him a destination in which he feels useful.
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